Winfield Scott Sanders

Brief Life History of Winfield Scott

When Winfield Scott Sanders was born on 7 October 1851, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Alfred Sanders, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Barker, was 39. He married Minnie Alice Walker on 4 January 1898, in Pender, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Topsail Township, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Beat 1, Sunflower, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He died on 21 April 1919, in Atkinson, Pender, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Winfield Scott Sanders
Minnie Alice Walker
Marriage: 4 January 1898
Oscar Sanders
Mamie Frances Sanders
Walter Keetch Saunders
Lucy Elmore Sanders
Mary Elizabeth Sanders
Laura Mae Belle Sanders
Sallie Mildred Saunders
Katie Vance Saunders
Gladys Estelle Sanders

Sources (40)

  • Scott Sanders in household of John Sanders, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Scott Sanders, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Windfield Scott Sanders - Government record: death: 21 April 1919; Atkinson, Pender, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Devon), Dutch, and North German: variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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